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2015 Conference – Nominations for National COSH Awards

Call for Nominations: National COSH 2015 Health and Safety Activist Awards

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health takes great pride in honoring the significant achievements of worker health and safety activists through our annual awards program. Our Awards Banquet has become one of the highlights of the year for health and safety activists on the local and national scene. Each year’s awards event inspires all us to continue the fight for worker health and safety. Please take this opportunity to nominate an individual or group you think is deserving of recognition following the instructions below.

Instructions for Nominators

COSH Awards Categories

Tony Mazzocchi Award: Lifetime Achievement Award: Tony Mazzocchi (1926-2002) was the most influential labor leader in the Occupational Health and Safety field in the U.S. This award gives recognition H&S activists fighting for the H&S rights of workers.

New Health & Safety Activist Award: This award recognizes a recent activist into the activist network for their outstanding efforts and dedication to fight for improved health and safety for all workers.

Educator/Trainer Award: This award recognizes the accomplishments of an individual or group of individuals who excel in reaching workers through training and education and therefore empowering workers to fight for improved health and safety.

Other: If you know someone who is doing great work in Health and Safety, send us your description of their work—awardees need not fit into one of the above categories.

Please provide:

  • Your (nominator’s) name and contact information (including email address);
  • The nominee’s name, organizational affiliation, and contact information (including email address);
  • Which of the awards you are nominating this individual for (may be in the “other” category);
  • Whether you believe he/she would be able to be at the Awards Dinner to receive the award; and
  • Why this nominee should receive the award for which you are nominating them. (Please provide a statement of no more than 300 words to be used during the selection process and for the awards program if that person is selected.)

Please send this information by Friday May 8 to Peter Dooley at [email protected]

Thank you for helping us to honor those whose efforts make a difference for worker health and safety!

See a list of recipients of COSH Activist and Leadership Awards.

Learn more about the 2015 National Conference on Worker Safety and Health.

Pay for the Awards Dinner here (if you are not lodging at the Maritime Institute).